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State Energy Data Release —May 31, 2013


State-level estimates of total energy consumption, prices, and expenditures for 2011

State-level estimates for total energy consumption, prices, and expenditures, for data year 2011, are available at SEDS Updates.  Data highlights include the following:

  • U.S. total energy consumption equalled 97 quadrillion Btu in 2011, a 1-percent decrease from 2010.  The top consuming states were Texas, which consumed 13 percent of U.S. total energy, California, which consumed 8 percent, and Florida, which consumed 4 percent.
  • The U.S. average energy price rose from $19 per million Btu in 2010 to $22 per million Btu in 2011, a 16-percent increase.  Prices ranged from $14 per million Btu in the industrial sector to $27 per million Btu in the transportation sector.  Transportation sector energy prices increased 29 percent from 2010 to 2011, industrial sector energy prices increased 13 percent, residential sector energy prices increased 2 percent, and commercial sector energy prices increased 1 percent.
  • U.S. total energy expenditures rose from $1.2 trillion in 2010 to $1.4 trillion in 2011, a 15-percent increase.  The states with the largest expenditures were Texas, which accounted for 12 percent of U.S. energy expenditures, California, which accounted for 10 percent, and Florida and New York, which each accounted for 5 percent.

The State Energy Data System (SEDS) provides annual state-level estimates of energy consumption, prices, and expenditures by sector and energy source.  A full set of state-level estimates for all fuels, all sectors, and all years through data year 2011 will be released by the end of June 2013.

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